Train Backers Hope to Reduce Highway 101 Traffic Jams

Supporters use "National Train Day" to push for Ventura-Goleta Commuter Rail

POSTED: 07:37 PM PDT May 11, 2013    UPDATED: 04:16 PM PDT May 14, 2013 
Amtrak Acela train
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

City offficials say the  proposed commuter rail system serving Ventura to Goleta is nearing the last phase of negotiations. The rail system would alleviate congestion on  Highway 101.